Date of Birth:
1 February 1894
John Ford created 24 movies in the Romance, Western, Music, Comedy, Drama, Biography, History, Adventure, Family, War, Action genres.
John Ford got succeed with average imdb rating 7.3.
There was a group of actors, known informally as the John Ford Stock Company (John Wayne, Harry Carey, John Carradine, Henry Fonda, etc.) that turned up regularly in Ford's films. They knew how to work with Ford and each other, which suited Ford's directing style: "I tell the actors what I want and they give it to me, usually on the first take.".
Father of Barbara Ford, grandfather of Dan Ford.
John Wayne called him by the nickname "Coach."
1973: First recipient of the American Film Institute Life Achievement Award.
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